The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 131 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 49 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 1.95% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 25.52% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 39 16
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £270 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £438 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
243 192 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.63% 7.63% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 105 117
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Average hourly rate £24.38 £35.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £19.10 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £46.00 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -45 9 £300 +10.09% 2
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Resilience Testing
4 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Management
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Resilience Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle